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Community News

Information from the CDO Council and the CDO Community

CDOC Survey and Results

By CDO Council · May 31, 2021
a hand is filling out a survey with a pen The Foundations for Evidence-Based Policy Making Act requires all agencies to have a Chief Data Officer (CDO) and creates a Council that brings all of the CDOs together. The CDO Council now includes approximately 80 member CDOs from both CFO and non-CFO Act agencies across government... Continue Reading

CDOC Report to Congress

By CDO Council · January 06, 2021
The CDO Council must submit a report to Congress and OMB every two years. Our first report describes the initiation of the council and the activities and successes of our first year of activity... Continue Reading

SME Qualification Assessment Hiring Pilot

By CDO Council · January 01, 2021
SME Qualification Assessment Hiring Pilot The CDO Council partnered with the US Digital Service, OPM and 10 participating agencies to conduct a cross-agency hiring action for data scientists. A joint announcement garnered a lot of interest, reaching a 500-applicant limit in less than 48 hours to fill over 50 data science positions through a single application. With this process... Continue Reading